Guided Walking at Haytor

Dartmoor & Devon Coast

Code: HYBOB

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Activity types:

  • Coastal
  • Hills & moorland
  • Rural peace

Level

  • Easy
  • Medium
  • Hard
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Difficulty indicator

Difficulty is measured on many factors such as distance, ascent/descent, terrain, weather and more. There's no magic formula, but from our experience we use yellow for easy, orange for medium and red for hard. Challenger holidays require a high level of fitness and stamina.

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From £299.00 - 3 to 7 nights

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Holiday overview

A Guided Walking holiday based high on the moor at Haytor is the ideal way to experience the sweeping expanse of the Dartmoor National Park.

Holiday highlights

  • Explore the wild beauty of Dartmoor National Park
  • Stay at 3-star Moorlands House with its Agatha Christie connections
  • Ancient stone circles, clapper bridges and Bronze-Age villages
  • Opportunities for more challenging hill walking through southern England’s last great wilderness
  • The South Devon coast, with its sandy beaches and cliff-top paths, is within easy reach 

Great reasons to join us

  • Great value: all prices include Full Board en-suite accommodation, a full programme of walks with all transport to and from the walks, and light-hearted evening activities
  • Choice: choose from up to 3 guided walks each walking day, with expert guides
  • Accommodation: enjoy an enviable position high on the moor below Haytor Rocks, one of Dartmoor’s best-known landmarks
  • Sociability: we pride ourselves on the social atmosphere of our holidays - walk together, eat together and relax together

Accommodation

Moorlands is a fine Country House, situated high on the moor below the famous Haytor Rocks, one of    Dartmoor’s best-known landmarks. It was this magnificent setting that inspired Agatha Christie to 3-star Visit Britain Guest Accommodationwrite her first book, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, in 1916.

Moorlands operates as a partner hotel. Some aspects may be slightly different from our other Country Houses; however it  provides the warm welcome, great food and sociable atmosphere that our guests expect.

 

Bedrooms

Moorlands has 32 bedrooms, all situated in the main building.

The bedrooms offer comfortable accommodation and an en-suite bathroom with bath or shower. They also have TV, hairdryer, and tea and coffee making facilities.

 

 

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Facilities

Moorlands has extensive public rooms with superb views over the Devon countryside. The lavish interiors are a reminder of its previous ownership by a colourful local millionaire. The main lounge with its popular bar is particularly flamboyant and is dominated by its huge chandelier. The dining room and adjacent sun lounge are particularly light and enjoy panoramic views. There is a good-sized ballroom which can be used for a variety of evening activities and leisure activity holidays. Free WiFi is available in some public rooms.

 

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Food

All holidays at our Country Houses are Full Board with breakfast, picnic lunch and evening meal included.

Start your day with our extensive breakfast. Choose from a wide selection on the cold buffet and/or a full cooked breakfast. Maybe enjoy a lighter option of fruit and yoghurt followed by scrambled egg, go for porridge followed by a full English breakfast, or select something in between.

Choose from a self-select picnic lunch - everything you need to keep you going on a day outdoors. Your own choice of sandwiches is prepared to order, and you can add crisps and snacks, fruit, nuts, chocolate bars, sweets and biscuits as you wish.     

The relaxed dinner is a highlight of any stay at our Country Houses. With tables seating up to 10 and no seating plan, it offers a great opportunity to get to know your fellow guests. There is always a choice of dishes for every course, featuring good British cooking and often local specialities. A vegetarian option is always available.

All our Country Houses have a well-stocked bar serving local beers, wine and spirits.

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Evening

Enjoy a glass of wine or local beer in the bar before a talk about the next day's walks. After dinner there will be an activity or entertainment which you will be welcome to join. These vary from week to week but could include a talk on local wildlife from a local speaker or a team quiz. Alternatively if you prefer, feel free to just relax in our lounge or bar.

 

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Accessibility

Due to the layout of the house, Moorlands is not recommended for wheelchair users or guests with restricted mobility. However, there are 5 bedrooms that can be accessed via an outside ramp from the main house and all public areas are accessed without stairs. 

Arrival & car parking facilities

  • Large level car park with marked parking bays, ample space
  • The surface of the car park is tarmac and there are two disabled parking bays
  • It is possible to load and unload cars directly at the front door
  • Assistance can be provided with luggage
  • The car park is well lit during the hours of darkness 

Main entrance & reception area

  • Level entrance, no steps. Double doors lead into the hall
  • There is a combination lock on both the front and rear doors
  • The entrance hall has slate flooring. Seating available
  • All public areas are available without encountering any further steps
  • Good lighting throughout 

Public areas - hall, stairs, landing, corridors etc

  • The minimum width of the corridors on the ground floor is 44in
  • There is automatic sensor-controlled lighting
  • Emergency lighting is also provided
  • The ground floor hallways are carpeted throughout 

Public areas - sitting room, lounges, lobbies etc

  • The ground floor contains a ballroom, a lounge, a sun lounge, a dining room, manager's office / mini-shop, toilet and a boot room
  • There are no steps on the ground floor
  • The lounge measures 30ft x 60ft. The lounge is carpeted and has coffee tables and chairs
  • The sun lounge is a large room, 120ft x 24ft with comfortable wicker style furniture and dining tables and chairs. Carpet flooring
  • The Ballroom is located on the ground level with level access
  • Large well lit room (72ft x 36ft)
  • Plenty of movable armless chairs
  • Art Studio accessed across the car park. Door width 2ft 6in. Well lit. Level entrance 

Public WCs

  • There is a public toilet on the ground floor
  • The entrance door and the cubicle doors are both is 2ft 6in wide. The height of the toilet seat is 17in and the height of the hand basin is 33in. The urinal is 21in high
  • The floors are tiled
  • There is a further public toilet off the ballroom 

Dining room & bar

  • In the dining room, the maximum number of covers is 54. Large round tables. The room is carpeted
  • Buffet / Waitress service
  • Tables are 29in high. The seats do not have arm rests and they are 18in high, and the back rest is 22in high.
  • The bar area, which is in the lounge, seats 46 

Outdoor facilities

  • Eight acres of grounds
  • Entrance to the gardens is from the sun lounge
  • Lawns accessible by steps or via a slight slope
  • Footpath all around the garden
  • Seating available 

Bedrooms

Rooms 20 and 24 are best suited for someone with restricted mobility. Access to these two rooms is via an outside ramp from the main house 

Room 20

  • Room 20 is a double room with garden view
  • Door width 2ft 9in. Bed height is 19in. Rooms measure 21ft x 21ft. Various bedding types available on request.
  • Bathroom door width 32in, toilet height 17in, disabled bath with a centre pulldown support rail, basin height 30in, approx available floor space 12ft x 9ft 

Room 24

  • Room 24 is a single room with garden view
  • Door width 2ft 9in. Bed height is 19in. Rooms measure 21ft x 21ft. Various bedding types available on request.
  • Bathroom door 39 in, toilet 17, support rails to shower, basin 30, small shower room 

Other bedrooms

  • The rest of the rooms are a mixture of singles, twins and doubles. There is 1 family room
  • Each room has tea and coffee making facilities
  • All bedrooms are carpeted. Good colour contrast
  • All furniture is movable
  • Non-slip lino in all bathrooms. Both showers are baths are available 

Additional information

  • Fire procedure is displayed in each room and explained to guests on arrival. Guests requiring assistance at an evacuation are identified at this time and door hanger cards are issued
  • Mobile phone reception is generally good from the main building
  • Assistance dogs accompanying visually or hearing impaired guests are welcome; dogs must be kept on a lead or harness at all times
  • Information can be provided in large print
  • Staff have received disability awareness training
  • Special diets can be catered for. Specialist food can be obtained with prior notice
  • Fridge for medication can be supplied

Itinerary

Our experienced guides offer the choice of up to three different walks each day – you can choose an Easier Walk one day and switch to a Harder Walk the next

HF Holidays walks grade 2 easy

 

Easier Walks 

HF Holidays walks level 3 medium

 

Medium Walks 

HF Holidays walks grade 4 hard

 

Harder Walks


We’ve a fantastic selection of walks for 2016 - see below. Please check back here in November for any variations for our 2017 holidays.


Group A: Tor-bagging around Haytor

Easier Walk : A circular walk over Haytor, around Holwell Tor and down to Becka Brook. We visit the medieval settlement, before recrossing the brook. We visit the Bronze Age artefacts on Smallcombe Rocks exploring Haytor Quarry on our way back to Moorlands. 5 miles (8km) with 1,100 feet (330m) of ascent.

Medium Walk: A circular walk taking in the high points of Saddle Tor, Rippon Tor, Top Tor and Bonehill Rock, eventually arriving at Haytor Rocks. We can enjoy wonderful views on this walk. 9 miles (14.5km) with 1,500 feet (450m) of ascent.

Harder Walk: We visit all of the highlights on the Medium Walk but also loop south to Buckland Beacon with its inscribed Ten Commandments stone. 11 miles (17.5km) with 1,700 feet (510m) of ascent.

 

Group B: Princetown to Dartmeet Past Hill Farms and Tin Mines

Easier Walk: After an exploration of Princetown and the Visitor Centre, we take the “Conchie Road” (built by Conscientious Objectors during WW1) with panoramic views of the Moor. Passing Dartmoor hill farms, we descend to Dartmeet with its partly ruined clapper bridge with time for a Devon cream tea. 7 miles (11km) with 600 feet (180m) of ascent.

Medium Walk: After a visit to the Princetown Visitor Centre, we follow the same route as the Easier group to Sherberton Farm then strike out across open moor on Down Ridge with its stone crosses, to meet the former tin miners track taking us down to Hexworthy hamlet. We also finish at Dartmeet. 9 miles (14.5km) with 900 feet (270m) of ascent.

Harder Walk: After a brief exploration of Princetown, we also follow the “Conchie Road” route. From Sherberton farm, we pick our way (no footpaths!) up Deep Swincombe, a former miners gully. A short section across very rough, pathless, high moorland terrain takes us to Skir Ford and on to Henroost tin mine workings. We then descend on the former tin miners track to Hexworthy and finish at Dartmeet. 10 miles (16km) with 1,000 feet (300m) of ascent.

 

Group C: Castle Drogo, the Teign Valley and south Dartmoor

Easier Walk: From Easton, we head downstream through the Teign Gorge as far as Fingle Bridge, then walk up to Castle Drogo with a good pause at Sharp Tor to enjoy the dramatic view. Returning to the gorge path, we descend gently to the village of Coombe and then through pastures to eventually reach Chagford. 7 miles (11km) with 1,200 feet (360m) of ascent.

Medium Walk: After a look at the church and alms houses in Moretonhampstead we follow a valley path up to Cranbrook Castle, an elevated Iron Age hill fort. We cross the Teign at Fingle Bridge and return to it at Coombe after a look at Castle Drogo, then follow riverside paths and pastures to delightful Chagford. 10 miles (16km) with 1,700 feet (510m) of ascent.

Harder Walk: From close to South Brent in the southern part of the National Park, our route takes an ancient trackway across the moor to Harford Moor gate. We follow the Erme upstream, eventually reaching Three Barrows. A splendid ridge walk follows, over Pikes Hill, Glasscombe Ball, Butterdon Hill and Western Beacon before we descend to Ivybridge. 11 miles (17.5km) with 1,800 feet (540m) of ascent.

 

Group D: Wembury, the south west coast path and Plymouth Hoe

Easier Walk: From Blackstone Rocks and the marine conservation area of Wembury beach we pass Wembury Point to Plymouth Sound, ending with a short ferry crossing to Plymouth Barbican and the Hoe. 7 miles (11km) with 1,000 feet (300m) of ascent.

Medium Walk: We follow the same route as the easier walk but spend more time exploring the countryside around Wembury. 8 miles (13km) with 1,200 feet (360m) of ascent.

Harder Walk: After looking out over the River Yealm at Warren Point we make our way to Wembury and the marine centre, before following a similar route to the other walkers to Plymouth Barbican and the Hoe. 10 miles (16km) with 1,400 feet (420m) of ascent.

 

Group E: River Dart to Widecombe-in-the-Moor

Easier Walk: From picturesque Dartmeet we follow the East Dart River to the clapper bridge over Walla Brook and the ancient moorland tenement of Babeny. We pass Yar Tor, Corndon Tor and the hamlet of Jordan, and then cross open moorland to Widecombe. 7 miles (11km) with 1,400 feet (420m) of ascent.

Medium Walk: Starting in the centre of the National Park at Postbridge, with its picture postcard clapper bridge, we head through woodland to the River Dart at Bellever Bridge. Then we journey to Jordan via East Dart valley, Babeny and Corndon Tor, and on to Widecombe. 9 miles (14.5km) with 1,400 feet (420m) of ascent.

Harder Walk: From Dartmeet we ascend Yar and Corndon Tors then swing south to pick up the Dartmoor Way over Sharp Tor. We then head north for Ponsworthy, Jordan and on to Widecombe-in-the-Moor. 10 miles (16km) with 1,900 feet (570m) of ascent.

 

Group F: Exploring north of Haytor to Bowerman’s Nose

Easier Walk: Enjoy exploring the area around the disused Haytor Quarry and the old granite tramway, the Templer Way, before taking in Smallacombe Rocks, Holwell Tor, Saddle Tor, Top Tor, Pil Tor and the massive outcrop of Haytor Rocks. 6 miles (9.5km) with 900 feet (270m) of ascent.

Medium Walk: We cross Templer’s granite tramway to Smallacombe Rocks before heading north over Black Hill to Hayne Down and the granite pillar of Bowerman’s Nose. We return via prehistoric and medieval ruins, over Hound Tor, and back to Haytor Rocks. 9 miles (14.5km) with 1,600 feet (480m) of ascent.

Harder Walk: A similar, but reversed, route to the Medium Walk, with the addition of Bell Tor, Honeybag Tor and the enigmatic Jay’s Grave, burial place of a pregnant and rejected woman from the late 1700s. 10 miles (16km) with 1,900 feet (570m) of ascent.

 

Group G: Majestic Tors west of Princetown

Easier Walk: Passing legendary Vixen Tor, we reach the hamlet of Sampford Spiney before crossing the Walkham Valley to reach a disused railway track, passing interesting disused quarries with a London Bridge connection, en route to atmospheric Princetown. 7 miles (11km) with 1,200 feet (360m) of ascent.

Medium Walk: From Four Winds, we cross an area rich in antiquities to reach the Walkham Valley before crossing a disused railway track with fine views over Plymouth Sound, then follow forest paths leading to a leat and aquaduct. We finally cross open moorland into Princetown. 9 miles (14.5km) with 1,200 feet (360m) of ascent.

Harder Walk: We ascend Cox Tor and Roos Tor with great views of the wilder part of the moor before heading south to cross the Walkham Valley then on to the Devonport Leat and the Meavy Valley and the open moorland which we cross via Hart Tor to reach Princetown. 11 miles (17.5km) with 2,000 feet (600m) of ascent.

 

Group H: The rivers and hills of northern Dartmoor

Easier Walk: We begin at Sticklepath – home to Finch Foundry, a working forge – and head to Belstone village. We pass Nine Stones cairn circle en route to Higher Tor and Winter Tor before arriving in the market town of Okehampton. 7 miles (11km) with 1,200 feet (360m) of ascent.

Medium Walk: From the mining village of South Zeal we cross Cosdon Hill to Belstone and take the Tarka Trail into Okehampton. 9 miles (14.5km) with 2,100 feet (630m) of ascent.

Harder Walk: We take a circuit of Cosdon Hill, Little Hound Tor, Hound Tor, Steeperton Tor and Oke Tor before reaching Okehampton on the Tarka Trail along the East Okement River. 12 miles (19km) with 1,900 feet (570m) of ascent.

 

Group I: Coves, coast and castles around Dartmouth

Easier Walk: Following local lanes and footpaths, we pass old mill houses and thatched cottages, arriving at Blackpool Sands where we briefly join the South West Coast path. After the village of Stoke Fleming, an easy track is followed to Dartmouth Castle at the mouth of the estuary. Views up the River Dart can be enjoyed as we continue to the town with time left to explore. 7 miles (11km) with 800 feet (240m) of ascent.

Medium Walk: Following, local lanes and footpaths, we pass old mill houses and thatched cottages, arriving at Blackpool Sands where we briefly join the South West Coast path to Stoke Fleming, we then follow the undulations of the South West Coast Path enjoying spectacular views from the cliffs. 8 miles (13km) with 1,300 feet (390m) of ascent.

Harder Walk: From the nature reserve of Berry Head we follow the South West Coast Path to Kingswear, below Coleton Fishacre and the Forward Point National Coastwatch Station, and cross on the ferry to Dartmouth. We can enjoy many historic, nautical and geological sights on our walk today. 10 miles (16km) with 2,900 feet (870m) of ascent.

 

Group J: Two Moors Way to Grimspound and Widecombe-in-the-Moor

Easier Walk: We start from the highest pub on Dartmoor, Warren House Inn. In tin mining country we contour around Challacombe Down to Grimspound, site of a Bronze Age village, walking along the top of Hamel Down before finishing at Widecombe. 7 miles (11km) with 800 feet (240m) of ascent.

Medium Walk: From Leapra Cross we follow the Mariners’ Way, over Chagford Common, Birch Tor and Hookney Tor to Grimspound and on to Widecombe. 10 miles (16km) with 1,500 feet (450m) of ascent.

Harder Walk: From the very centre of the National Park at Postbridge we head north over Hartland and Sittaford Tors and pass the Grey Wethers stone circles. We descend to Warren House Inn and enter Widecombe via Grimspound. 12 miles (19km) with 1,900 feet (570m) of ascent.


7 night holidays: 5 days of walking and a free day on the Monday (unless otherwise stated)

Walks A-E: Fri 25 March (free day Tuesday);Fri 6, 20 May; Fri 3, 17 June; Fri 1, 15 July; Fri 19 Aug; Fri 9, 23 Sept

Walks F-J: Fri 1, 29 April; Fri 13 May; Fri 10, 24 June; Fri 8, 22 July; Fri 2, 16, 30 Sept

 

4 night holidays: 3 days of walking

Walks A, B, C: Fri 25 March

Walks H, I, J: Mon 4 April; Mon 2, 16 May; Mon 13, 27 June; Mon 11, 25 July; Mon 5, 19 Sept; Mon 3 Oct

Walks C, D, E: Mon 11, 25 April; Mon 9, 23 May; Mon 6, 20 June; Mon 4, 18 July; Mon 22 Aug; Mon 12, 26 Sept; Mon 10 Oct

 

3 night holidays: 2 days of walking

Walks D, E: Tues 29 March

Walks F, G: Fri 1, 29 April; Fri 13 May; Fri 10, 24 June; Fri 8, 22 July; Fri 2, 16, 30 Sept

Walks A, B: Fri 22 April; Fri 6, 20 May; Fri 3, 17 June; Fri 1, 15 July; Fri 19 Aug; Fri 9, 23 Sept; Fri 21 Oct 


Holiday information

Terrain and transport: Easier Walks are on generally well-graded paths with some short, steeper sections. Medium Walks have steady ascents and descents. Harder Walks are mostly over high moorland.

On some days the walks start or finish at our Country House, Moorlands; on other days we use hired transport at the start and/or end of the walks. The cost of all transport to and from the walks is included in the price of your holiday.

Our guests: The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly. There is normally a good mix of ages, of new guests and 'regulars' from Britain and overseas, and of people travelling alone, with a partner or with friends.

Free day: Each seven night holiday has a day without any organised walks, so you can explore Dartmoor and the Devon Coast independently.

In the evenings: Your leaders will inform you about the choice of walks for the next day and answer any questions you may have. After a sociable evening meal you could join in an organised activity such as a quiz or a talk about the local area, relax in the bar or use the Country House facilities.

Local area

During your stay at Moorlands you may enjoy visiting the following places of interest, either in your free time, or on your journey to and from Devon:

Castle Drogo
Owned by the National Trust, Castle Drogo was 'the last castle to be built in England'. Built in the Edwardian era by architect Edwin Lutyens, the castle overlooks the Teign Gorge; about 30 minutes' drive from Haytor. www.nationaltrust.org.uk/castle-drogo

Princetown
The village of Princetown is situated right in the centre of the moor, about 35 minutes' drive from Haytor. Of interest is the excellent High Moorland Discovery centre which will introduce you to Dartmoor's unique wildlife and landscapes. The austere Dartmoor Prison nearby is one of the most iconic buildings in the national park. The Prison museum tells the long history of the prison, dating back to 1805. www.dartmoor-npa.gov.uk or www.dartmoor-prison.co.uk

Buckfast Abbey
Buckfast Abbey near Buckfastleigh, about 30 minutes' drive from Haytor, is an active Benedictine Monastery. Destroyed by Henry VIII, it was rebuilt between 1882 and the 1930s. www.buckfast.org.uk

Cothele House
Now managed by the National Trust, Cothele House is a fine Medieval manor house, located above the Tamar Valley, about an hour's drive from Haytor. www.nationaltrust.org.uk/cotehele

Exeter
The cathedral city of Exeter is around 30 minutes’ drive from Moorlands.

South Devon Railway
Ride the steam railway, a loving restoration of a Great Western branch line, from Buckfastleigh to Totnes. Buckfastleigh station is about 30 minutes' drive from Haytor. www.southdevonrailway.co.uk

Greenway Estate
Formerly the home of the late crime writer Agatha Christie, the Greenway Estate has stunning views across the River Dart. The house and gardens are now owned by the National Trust. Greenway is located near Dartmouth, just under an hour's drive from Haytor. www.nationaltrust.org/greenway

Kent's Cavern
Kent’s Cavern is situated near the resort town of Torquay, about 40 minutes' drive from Haytor. The caves are recognised as the most important Stone Age cave in Britain. Tours take you through these 2 million-year-old caves to discover a unique history uncovered by Victorian archaeological explorers. www.kents-cavern.co.uk

Travel

Moorlands, Haytor, South Devon TQ13 9XT

By train: The nearest train station is Newton Abbot. For train times and general rail enquiries visit www.nationalrail.co.uk or call 03457 484950 (from outside the UK call +44 20 7278 5240).

By taxi: If you can’t meet our station transfer, the 10 mile journey from Newton Abbot to Moorlands can be made by taxi. Taxis cost approx £18 per journey. Every year we negotiate a pre-booked rate for these journeys. Details of our current recommended taxi company and rates will be sent to you with your booking. We recommend pre-booking your taxi and the taxi company will arrange shared taxis wherever possible. The return taxi journey can be arranged on your behalf by the Moorlands Manager.

By car: From the A38 take the A382 to Bovey Tracey. Turn left at the second roundabout on to the B3387 to Haytor and Widecombe-in-the-Moor. After approx ½ mile take the left fork (caution – easy to miss) and ascend for approx 3 miles. Moorlands will appear on your left near a red phone box. A large car park is available in the grounds with free parking. 

To help you plan your journey, use www.traveline.info

 

Reviews

Date & Rating Customer Review HF Holidays says
26 Sep 2016, 11:57 a.m.

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Generally excellent holidays, but on this occasion was let down by poor service at the house at Haytor.

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Poor house management, but the holiday was successful as a result of the excellent walks and leaders
20 Sep 2016, 7:49 p.m.

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Always an enjoyable week with good walks and pleasant company.

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Good moorland walking with excellent views and varied scenery.
20 Sep 2016, 4:52 p.m.

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The leaders were great, full of energy and laughs. The food was excellent.

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The best of my hfholidays yet, thanks to the leaders and to gorgeous Dartmoor.
20 Sep 2016, 12:27 p.m.

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We have been on many excellent HF holidays

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This holiday was let down by the poor accommodation and food
20 Sep 2016, 9 a.m.

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Arrangements were good especially the taxi service to and from Newton Abbot

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Excellent walks but teething problems with the hotel. Breakfasts were not good with poor fruit salad, lack of muesli and instant coffee.
19 Sep 2016, 9:26 a.m.

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Walks ok, dinners very good but breakfast and sandwiches poor.

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For walking holiday at Haytor from 9th-11th September:

Breakfast was poorly organised. Coming down at 8 am there was no fruit, yogurt or bowls. They need to refill the food. They get flustered when you ask for these items. There excuse is that cannot handle most of the HF guests coming for breakfast at the same time. This really is not good enough for a hotel.

The hotel should be renamed the 'Spartan' Hotel because of the sandwiches provided in the packed lunches. The fillings provided in the sandwiches ares scantly. there was hardly any egg in my egg and lettuce sandwich.

The dinner meals and service are very good though.

The second day's medium walk was too hard with long grass and pot holes.
Thank you for your feedback

I was pleased to see that, overall, you did enjoy your stay and holiday at Haytor.

I am sorry that, on this occasion, you were disappointed with the breakfast and sandwiches and I will ensure that your comments are passed through to our Head of Holiday Operations to take note for future holidays at Haytor.

I do hope we will be able to welcome you on another HF holiday in the future.

Kind regards
Toni

Toni McNulty
Customer Relations Manager
HF Holidays
19 Sep 2016, 8:52 a.m.

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Not as good as on previous visits occasions abroad.

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Would not recommend Moorlands hotel to others especially those who had not previously holidayed with HF.
16 Sep 2016, 4:22 p.m.

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Have previously found the holidays to have been of a good standard

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Unfortunately the hotel experience at Haytor was not good
Thank you for your feedback.

I am sorry that, on this occasion, you were disappointed with your stay at Haytor. Although we no longer own this property we are still offering holidays here and on the whole they are still proving popular. I will email you privately to fully understand your concerns and to address them for you.

I do hope that you did enjoy your holiday overall and hope that we will be able to welcome you on another HF holiday in the future.

Kind regards
Toni

Toni McNulty
Customer Relations Manager
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11 Sep 2016, 5:36 p.m.

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The food was not very good. There were not enough staff to serve the breakfast
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The walks were excellent, the house was excellent
31 Aug 2016, 7:07 a.m.

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Packed lunches not as good as usual. Overall food very good except vegetarian option which lacked imagination.

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Walks were very good except Sunday traipsing over high pathless moor in the rain....but that was down to the weather.

Leaders all good and great atmosphere in the evenings.

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5 Aug 2017 HYBOB - Guided Walking - Haytor 7 £765.00 £765.00 Book Now
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9 Aug 2017 HYBOB - Guided Walking - Haytor 3 £359.00 £359.00 Book Now
2 Sep 2017 HYBOB - Guided Walking - Haytor 7 £765.00 £765.00 Book Now
2 Sep 2017 HYBOB - Guided Walking - Haytor 4 £499.00 £499.00 Book Now
6 Sep 2017 HYBOB - Guided Walking - Haytor 3 £359.00 £359.00 Book Now
9 Sep 2017 HYBOB - Guided Walking - Haytor 4 £499.00 £499.00 Book Now
9 Sep 2017 HYBOB - Guided Walking - Haytor 7 £765.00 £765.00 Book Now
13 Sep 2017 HYBOB - Guided Walking - Haytor 3 £359.00 £359.00 Book Now

Prices are per person

Information

  • Standard single room: (2016) £8 per night; (2017) no supplement
  • Premium single room: £15 per night (2017 only)
  • Premium twin/double room: (2016) £5 per person per night; (2017) £10 per person per night
  • Non-member associate fee: (2016) £5 per person; (2017) £10 per person